Support groups

January 28, 2008

Al-Anon/Alateen Family Groups

Hagerstown and Frederick, Md., areas. This is an anonymous, confidential support group for anyone affected by the drinking of a family member or friend. Call 301-663-6626.

Sexaholics Anonymous

Sexaholics Anonymous is a 12-step program of recovery for those who want to stop their sexually self-destructive thinking and behavior. Weekly meetings in Washington and Frederick Counties. Call 703-866-6929, and leave a message and a time when you can be reached in person.

Take off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Md. 77

Today, weigh-in at 7:30 a.m., exercise at 8:30, meeting at 9:30. First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. All visitors are welcome. Call Donna, 301-223-8143.


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WILLIAMSPORT - Tuesday, Jan. 29, weigh-in at 10:15, meeting at 11 a.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 35 W. Potomac St. Visitors are always welcome. Call Stephanie, 301-223-6739, or Linda, 301-223-7010.

Parent power

FREDERICK, Md. - Wednesday, Jan. 30, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thomas Johnson Middle School, 1799 Schifferstadt Blvd. This is a comprehensive parent education and support program designed for families with children who have physical or emotional disabilities. Call 301-694-9002.

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SMITHSBURG - Thursday, Jan. 31, weigh-in at 5:30, meeting at 6 p.m., St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 51 South Main St. Call Dale Higgins, 301-416-0518, or Ola McPherson, 301-824-7650.

Codependents Anonymous

Thursday, Jan. 31, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. This is a 12-step program for men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. Call Claudia, 301-293-2243, or go to

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